Zero Movie Review

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Release Date  : 21/12/2018

Genre              : Drama, Romance

Cast                   : Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma, Katrina Kaif

Director          : Aanand L. Rai

Duration         : 2 hrs 38 mins

Language        : Hindi

A great concept needs an equally skillful execution, but not every good story gets the treatment it deserves. Zero has a story with an interesting and inspiring concept that doesn’t hold back with its outrageousness. This Meerut-to-Mars romance dabbles with ideas of science, interplanetary travel and closer to home, conventional themes like unrequited and undying love. Some of the visuals and romantic moments are striking.

Bauua Singh (Shah Rukh Khan) is a vertically-challenged man from Meerut, who wears his heart on his sleeve. He falls in love with a scientist, Aafia (Anushka Sharma), who is affected by cerebral palsy. Their unlikely love story travels from India to the US and all the way to outer space too. Along the way, it meets with various interesting challenges as well. The story starts off in Meerut, where Bauua Singh squanders his father’s (Tigmanshu Dhulia) money while being besotted with Bollywood superstar Babita Kumari (Katrina Kaif) at all times.

There’s no rocket science to the fact that Shah Rukh pulls off romantic moments and he does that here with charm and intensity. Some of the comedy moments between SRK and Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub stand out. The good part is that director Aanand L Rai’s characters never let their physical challenges overpower their spirit and resilience. Zero dazzles with moments of colour and vibrancy. Katrina Kaif appears in a smaller part, but she totally impresses in the performance, while Anushka Sharma’s character had wonderful potential. Watch it out guys!